Quick message from a red phone box booth… (pick up the phone)

Hazel Butters/ December 14, 2018/ Sales, Using the phone to sell/ 0 comments

Looking for more sales into your business? You need to overcome resistance, fear and avoidance of the telephone – not sure where to start? How to find decision makers? What to say to gatekeepers? How to navigate comments such as “just send us an email”? Not sure if you should leave voicemails? What to say to a decision maker? Join

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Using the phone in sales: Sales workshop in Cambridge, MA

Hazel Butters/ May 15, 2018/ Events, Sales, Using the phone to sell/ 0 comments

The most common pushback we hear from people who avoid the phone in sales is: “I don’t know what to say.” So we’re launching a series of one-day intensive workshops to help entrepreneurs, business owners and anyone who dreads the thought of having a sales conversation on the phone.  This is a hands-on workshop where we will work with you

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Sales, stress and time: You don’t milk cows

Hazel Butters/ February 17, 2018/ Sales/ 0 comments

Are you an entrepreneur? Is your mind busy? Are you worried about what to work on next? Spending too much time working? Or not spending enough time working on the right things and feel like you are constantly working without results? Or maybe you’re so overwhelmed by what you want your business to be compared to where it is now

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Some common myths about competitive intelligence

Hazel Butters/ February 9, 2018/ Sales/ 0 comments

The first rule of business, is to stay in business. So undeniably true. However strong your vision, sense of mission, passion and hard work, your business doesn’t operate in a vacuum. You must plan your strategy, and be prepared to operate and react to circumstances that impact your business. This means that you need to be aware of any changes

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Want more enterprise technology sales? Document your sales process

Hazel Butters/ February 1, 2018/ Sales, Sales mapping/ 0 comments

On a basic level sales is simple: identify a problem you solve, find people with that problem (and money), work with them and solve their problem, collect payment. Simple eh? In the real world this journey is less simple. Especially if you sell a complex B2B product, such as technology. When selling enterprise technology you need to sell business impact

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